The Tourism Authority of Thailand’s (TAT) is to launch the ‘Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018‘ on 1 November, the Association said in a statement.
Among the events scheduled for 2017 and 2018 are
– International Fleet Review to be hosted by the Royal Thai Navy to mark ASEAN’s 50thanniversary since its founding. Over 40 modern warships and 10,000 crew members from 30 countries are expected to join the historic fleet display on Pattaya Bay from 13 to 22 November, 2017.
– Air Race 1 World Cup Thailand 2017 is scheduled from 17 to 19 November, 2017, at the U-Tapao Rayong-Pattaya International Airport. This will be the only international air race where multiple heats are flown at the same time.
– 4th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism is scheduled for May 2018 and will help support the TAT’s gastronomy tourism efforts by promoting Thai food and the country’s culinary potential on a global stage.
– MotoGP World Championship superbike races are coming to Thailand’s Buri Ram’s Chang International Circuit starting from October 2018 after recently signing a three-year contract with MotoGP owner Dorna Sports.
These events will reinforce the perception of Thailand as a good host venue Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, TAT Governor said that
“Amazing Thailand is the country’s most enduring and award-winning tourism promotion. It highlights many new, exciting international events plus cultural elements that make the Thai tourism offering so appealing,” Mr Yuthasak said.
Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018 promotion will focus on seven distinct categories of tourism. These include: Sports, Gastronomy, Maritime, Weddings and Honeymoons, Medical and Wellness, Community-based Tourism and Leisure Destinations.